Takanashi wins summer Grand Prix meet

/ Aug 20, 2017

Takanashi wins summer Grand Prix meet

Sara Takanashi won the women's ski jumping summer Grand Prix competition Saturday, making up for the disappointment of being disqualified for not weighing enough relative to her ski length in the previous day's event. Takanashi sat in second place behind fellow Japanese Yuki Ito after ...

Ito nabs Grand Prix win; Takanashi DQ'd

/ Aug 19, 2017

Ito nabs Grand Prix win; Takanashi DQ'd

Yuki Ito won the second event of the women's ski jumping summer Grand Prix competition on Friday, while Sara Takanashi was disqualified in the qualification because her ski length did not meet regulations. Ito, who was third at the season's first meet last week, soared ...

Ito outshines Takanashi in Sapporo competition

/ Mar 4, 2017

Ito outshines Takanashi in Sapporo competition

Yuki Ito got the better of this season's overall World Cup winner Sara Takanashi to claim the International Miyasama Ski Games title on Saturday. Ito, who won her first career World Cup event and four overall this season, jumped 99.5 meters to score 131.0 points ...

Takanashi reflects on performance at Nordic worlds

/ Feb 28, 2017

Takanashi reflects on performance at Nordic worlds

Ski jumper Sara Takanashi returned to Japan with mixed feelings on Tuesday after winning two bronze medals at last week's Nordic Ski World Championships in Lahti, Finland. Having recently won a record-equaling 53rd World Cup title and a fourth overall individual crown, Takanashi, 20, headed ...

/ Feb 27, 2017

Japan wins mixed team ski jump bronze

Sara Takanashi helped Japan make it onto the podium as a member of the mixed team that won bronze at the Ski Jumping World Championships on Sunday. The team of Takanashi, Taku Takeuchi, Yuki Ito and Daiki Ito won Japan's second straight bronze in the ...

/ Feb 20, 2017

Takanashi seeking gold at Nordic worlds

Ski jumping supernova Sara Takanashi is hoping to create another special memory in Lahti, Finland, as she aims for her first gold medal at the Nordic Ski World Championships starting on Wednesday. Takanashi, who last week scored the 53rd World Cup win of her career ...